Update: The connection issue with our Messenger to Facebook chat has now been resolved.
We have been notified of an issue that some people are having with regards to their friends not appearing as online on their Chit Chat for Facebook buddy list when in fact they are online, we are looking into the issue and hope to fix it soon.
A new release of Chit Chat, our Facebook desktop application, has been released today. The new release fixes Facebook login problems that occured over the weekend and introduces a new skin, proxy functionality as well as bug fixes.
Users are advised to update, in particular those that like to make use of their Facebook email address to login to Facebook chat. The update to our Facebook software, is however optional - at the time of writing, you will be able to continue to login to Facebook chat using previous versions (v1.45) using your Facebook username.
Over this weekend a fault with Chit Chat has developed. Users at the time of writing will find that they recieve "Login Failed" when they try to access Facebook chat using their Facebook enabled email address. A fix is being worked on.
For the time being users are advised to use their Facebook username to login with Chit Chat. Read more to find out how to identify your Facebook username.
Chit Chat for Facebook has teamed up with United Parents to provide parential security options to protect children when they are using the internet, using social networking and when using Facebook chat online.
Users of the Facebook Messaging application "Chit Chat" are now able to opt into protecting their children online.
Users of our Facebook messaging application Chit Chat for Facebook are required to update to the new version of Chit Chat. We've introduced some important changes to our application to ensure that it works with Facebook's new processes.
Today, you will have discovered that you were unable to login to Facebook chat using Chit Chat and you would have instead been invited to register for a new Facebook username even if you already had one.
I apologise for any inconvenience the downtime has caused and I'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support.
Many users will have experienced problems accessing Facebook chat with Chit Chat for Facebook throughout the day today.
You may have experienced Chit Chat requesting for you to create a Facebook username when in fact you already had one. This error message is inaccurate and will prevent you from signing into Facebook chat.
This is due to an unexpected change by Facebook. We are sorry for the inconvenicence caused and you'll find Chit Chat back up and running within a couple of hours.
We were forced by a Facebook server change to update Chit Chat for Facebook today. As such, all users will require to update to the new version of Chit Chat for Facebook. On the plus side, we've taken the opportunity to release some new features never seen before in Chit Chat.
We have released a minor update today for our popular Facebook chat app “Chit Chat”. It was reported that a small proportion of the users of our Facebook chat application were experiencing difficulty with updating to the new version of Chit Chat, and as a result were continuously being requested to update. The issue has now been fixed and we apologise to the inconvenience.
If you experienced this problem you will need to download and install the new version of Chit Chat from our website.